Wednesday, 3/1: Husker Du, Vocab, Dah Givah, Interviews

“Husker Du, 3/1.” First Period. Test 18.

  1. Jack was much quicker than the llama was.   a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  2. Joe ate the hot dog even though the llama told him not to.   a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  3. We learn words best in context with other words rather than in _____.  a) solitary  b) system  c) isolation  d) confinement  e) mental
  4. The morphic part of anthropomorphic means…  a) changed  b) shaped  c) animal-like  d) human-like  e) NOTA
  5. How does Vladek avoid a beating by the German soldier after he was captured as a POW?  a) Vladek speaks English to him.  b) Vladek bribes him.  c) Vladek begs him.  d) Vladek speaks German to him. e) NOTA

“Husker Du, 3/1.” Second Period. Test 6.

  1. Why would Johnny be “having the time of his life” in the church?  a) He wants to pay back for what he did to Bob.  b) He feels needed for the first time.  c) He likes little kids.  d) He thinks the cops will go easy on him.  e) He secretly wants to die.
  2. Johnny’s behavior (not scared, having fun, very decisive) inside the burning church is both ironic and not ironic.  a) True  b) False
  3. Jack and Jill went up the hill to fetch a pail of water. a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  4. Jack fell down and broke his crown and Jill came tumbling after.   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  5. The large farm owners are often accused of ____(ing) the workers who pick the crops.   a) siege  b) circumvent  c) sullen  d) reminisce  e) exploit

“Husker Du, 3/1.” Third Period. Test 5.

  1. I was _____ to tell the teacher about the cheating I saw, because the person was my friend.   a) reluctant  b) elicit  c) hysterical  d) dumbfounded  e) illicit
  2. A spy must use ____(ion) and not go blabbing secrets around.    a) patronize  b) elicit  c) hysterical  d) stamina  e) discreet
  3. who is : ___ :: who owns : ___  a) whose/who’s  b) who’s/whose  c) who’se/who’s  d) who’s/whos’
  4. Over the hills and through the woods, to Grandmother’s house we go.  a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  5. Johnny stabbing Bob would be the ____ of the story.  a) exposition  b) inciting incident  c) rising action  d) climax  e) NOTA

“Husker Du, 3/1.” Sixth Period. Test 19.

  1. Which quote explains why Vladek volunteered for the work camp when he was a POW early in the war?  a) “I’ll be clean, and I’ll feel warm by comparison.”  b) “I want to be treated like a human being.”  c) “My commander made me…”  d) “If we have to die here, let’s die here.”  e) NOTA
  2. How does Vladek’s father-in-law help him after his first close call on the street during a round up?  a) He hides him.  b) He gets him a fake job and a work card.  c) He gets the proper travel papers for him.  d) He doesn’t.  e) NOTA
  3. Jill drove the car out to the llama’s house in the country.   a) simple sentence  b) fragment  c) complex sentence
  4. Joe ate the hot dog even though the llama told him not to.    a) simple sentence  b) fragment  c) complex sentence
  5. The way Vladek makes decisions is very ______ rather than emotional.  a) pragmatic  b) daunting  c) iconic  d) aspiring  e) NOTA

 

“Vocabulary, 3/1.”
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. He soon found that studying for the test would have a _____ (positive) impact on his grade! OMG!
  5. Some thought that the new law would _____ upon their right to protest, and they protested that.
  6. The root of this word means to leave.
  7. I  tried to be as ____ as possible as I passed the note in class, but Mr. Coward still caught me.
  8. Solar power is more ______ to the environment than coal or oil.
  9. It had been raining so much that we ____(ly) planned the picnic for Saturday, but we also made other plans just in case.
  10. The _____ lawyer took advantage of the old man.
  11. “Wealth is ______, but poverty hides.”
  12. After he lost the battle, the king had to ____ the throne to the winner.

 

Da Givah.

Let the Wheel decide who starts the discussion by reading their KBARR!

Where and when are we? Why are we (like this)? How did we get this way?

 

Dah Givah, 3 – 4″   Write the ANSWER. (7p)

  1. Why was Jonas chastised by the Speaker?
  2. Asher also noticed something had changed about the apple they were tossing.  a) True  b) False
  3. Nobody ages past 12 in this community.  a) True  b) False
  4. Why does Jonas have no idea what his assignment might be?
  5. Roberto’s release was a sad occasion for all at the House of the Old because he was so well-loved.  a) True  b) False
  6. All of these were a part of Roberto’s release ceremony except…a) a review of his life and accomplishments.  b) chanting the patriotic anthem.  c) speeches from friends and admirers.  d) a period of mourning.  e) These were all a part of the ceremony.
  7. (Quote.) Where does Larissa say the Old go when they are released?

 

Players’ Choice: Giver or Interview work?

 

Tuesday, 2/28: Husker Du, Vocab, Giver, Interview

Spot-checking KBARR: Let’s spin the Wheel of Decision to see who reads responses aloud!

“Warm Up, 2/28. Period One. Test 18.

  1. We climbed slowly up the very steep hill. a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  2. After I ate a doughnut, I felt rapturous.  a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  3. Maybe the mall where the store was charged a high rent.  a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  4. A clause is a group of words that contains a _____ and a _____.  a) noun/conjunction  b) subject/noun  c) predicate/verb  d) subject/verb  e) NOTA
  5. Why did Vladek’s father always try to keep him and his brothers out of the army? a) He hated the Polish army. b) He sympathized with the Nazis. c) Because of his father’s experience with the Russian army. d) He was against war in general. e) NOTA

“Warm Up, 2/28. Period Two. Test 6.

  1. The adventurer’s ____(s) made for a great novel.  a) sullen  b) smolder  c) exploit  d) siege e) circumvent
  2. The dress code forbids ____ clothing.  a) considerable  b) sufficient  c) valid   d) ambiguous  e) skimpy
  3. With a sword in one hand and a shield in the the other.   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  4. Herds of fiendish llamas called dooms roam the empty countryside.   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  5. In The Outsiders, the scene in the burning church would be considered part of the _____ of the story.   a) climax  b) inciting action  c) exposition  d) rising action  e) NOTA

“Warm Up, 2/28. Period Three. Test 5.

  1. Cheerios : ___ :: #25489 : ___  a) serial/cereal  b) cereal/cerial  c) cerial/serial  d) cereal/serial
  2. most important : ___ :: administrator : ___  a) princapal/princaple  b) principal/principle  c) principle/principal  d) principal/principal
  3. I did not want to be ___(ed); I felt I was savvy enough to make my own decisions.  a) reluctant  b) discreet  c) reluctant  d) vain  e) patronize
  4. S. E. Hinton says that she didn’t have the ____ to be a teacher.  a) patronize  b) elicit  c) hysterical  d) stamina  e) mimic
  5. The part where he tastes the Green Eggs and Ham. _____  a) exposition  b) inciting incident  c) rising action  d) climax  e) NOTA

“Warm Up, 2/28. Period Six. Test 19.

  1. inspiring : daunting :: stable : ______ a) pacified  b) volatile  c) skinflint  d) pragmatic  e) NOTA
  2. They tried to _____ the angry mob by telling them their concerns would be addressed.  a) aspire  b) saw  c) volatile  d) pacify  e) NOTA
  3. After the llama chased Julia inside, she watched TV.  a) simple sentence  b) fragment  c) complex sentence
  4. The llama is a quadruped with a beak for eating and fins for swimming.  a) simple sentence  b) fragment  c) complex sentence
  5. Across the street from his house was a tepee.  a) simple sentence  b) fragment  c) complex sentence

“Vocab, 2/28.”
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. Wow, that’s _____.
  6. If you search more systematically, instead of so ____(ly), you will be more likely to find whatever you’re looking for.
  7. During the summer, without something to do, some kids can get very _____ and end up not doing much of anything.
  8. After she fell, she got up and tested her leg _____(ly) to see if it would support her weight.
  9. She was always very _____ about her work. That’s why she got A’s.
  10. Many rappers “sing” the praises of “bling” and _____ consumption.
  11. The  _____ student copied his essay from the internet.

 

Dah Givah Book Check and Q/A.

“Dah Givah ch. 1 and 2.”  Write the answer. Open book. NOT collaborative.

  1. (quote) What mistake in language did Asher make?
  2. (quote) How does Jonas feel about his upcoming ceremony of 12?
  3. (2) What are the only two times being released is not a punishment?
  4. Why does everyone know that Lily’s comment about keeping Gabriel has to be a joke?
  5. What rule did Jonas’s father break?
  6. What rule gets broken all the time?
  7. What happens at the ceremony of 12?
  8. How is that decision made?
  9. We are in the ______ of the story.  a) exposition  b) rising action  c) inciting incident  d) falling action  e) NOTA
  10. Nature and wildlife are an important part of the community.  a) True  b) False

 

Read? Or work on interviews?

Monday, 2/27: Copy Homework, SAWs, Debrief Test #24, Interviews, Wheel of Doom!

Copy homework into assignment book.

Book assignments.

“SAWs, 2/27.” ONCE Each!
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Spin the Wheel of Doom to see from whence this week’s warm ups will come.

“Warm Up, 2/27.” Period 1. Test 18.

  1. He failed the test after he ignored the warning.   a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  2. The llama is a quadruped with fins for swimming.   a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  3. Since Jenni ate the hot dog, she got sick.   a) independent  b) dependent  c) not a clause
  4. True/False   Dependent clauses usually begin with words such as and, but, or.
  5. When you use a dependent clause as a sentence, that mistake is called a(n) ____.   a) independent clause  b) run-on  c) fragment  d) phrase  e) NOTA

“Warm Up, 2/27.” Period 2. Test 6.

  1. The thief __(ed) the alarm system, and was able to steal the jewels.  a) defunct  b) smolder  c) sullen  d) siege e) circumvent
  2. My mom said my argument was not ______(ly) ______…  a) impact/valid  b) potential/sufficient  c) demonstrate/considerable  d) sufficient/valid  e) sufficient/skimpy
  3. The large farm owners are often accused of ____(ing) the workers who pick the crops.   a) siege  b) circumvent  c) sullen  d) reminisce  e) exploit
  4. There are shells all over the beach, let’s collect some!   a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  5. he ______ is usually the longest part of the story and full of ups and downs. This is where we build up the anticipation… a) climax  b) inciting action  c) exposition  d) rising action  e) climax

“Warm Up, 2/27.” Period 3. Test 5.

  1. belongs to them : ___ :: location : ___  a) their/they’re  b) there/their  c) their/there  d) they’re/there
  2. Every time Dr. Pavlov rang a bell, he _______(ed) a response from the dog, who thought he was going to be fed. a) reluctant  b) vain  c) mimic  d) elicit  e) patronize
  3. nonchalant : hysterical ::  gossipy : _____  a) patronize  b) discrete  c) discreet  d) dumbfounded  e) reluctant
  4. I love that story, I have read it three times.  a) Fragment  b) Run-On  c) Complete Sentence
  5. Which quote best relates to “Richard Cory”?  a) “I was wrong.”  b) “…some of us watch the sunset too.”  c) “I can’t stand fights.”  d) “Things are rough all over.”  e) “I know better now.”

“Warm Up, 2/27.” Period 6. Test 19.

  1. It was hard to believe that such a huge voice emanated from such a _______ girl.  a) diminutive  b) dilemma  c) aspire  d) daunt  e) NOTA
  2. She faced a _______ about turning in her friend for cheating.  a) pacifying  b) daunting  c) diminutive  d) pragmatic  e) NOTA
  3. Jill drove the car out to the llama’s house in the country.   a) simple sentence  b) fragment  c) complex sentence
  4. You would like it if you were a bird.   a) simple sentence  b) fragment  c) complex sentence
  5. Why is Vladek’s brother-in-law Wolfe not too worried about the way things are for them now?  a) He has a plan for escape.  b) He doesn’t believe the stories of the camps.  c) He thinks the war will be over soon.  d) He has plenty of money.  e) NOTA

 

Debrief Test #24. OMG, really?

Work on Interview.

Create a Google Doc First! We will print it and copy it to your blog on Thursday!  

Thursday, 2/23: Commas, Vocab + Relay, INTERVIEWS!

Tomorrow’s Test: Commas, Vocab, Vladek, Husker Du.

Finish Vladek’s story.

“Vocab, 2/23.”
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  1. _____
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. _____
  6. After he missed the tying field goal, the kicker was _____.
  7. When the little girl gets tired, she gets ____, and pouts about everything. (Not dejected.)
  8. Mr. Coward’s student assistant is not happy about Jhonny’s less than _____ papers. They are very difficult to decipher, and scores might get entered incorrectly.
  9. The light in the room didn’t seem to come from any one source; it just sort of ______(ed)  the walls, casting a soft glow.
  10. It is taking us awhile to ______ the concepts of compound and complex sentences.
  11. (2) When your sadness is _____(ed), your soul has found ___. (Awww.)

 

Vocab Relay!

Go get a Chromie! Begin Writing  Biographical Sketch. The final draft is due next Thursday, 3/2.

NOT PREPARED TODAY? Do extra credit vocab sentences in your notebook…except they aren’t extra credit. Due tomorrow.

Create a Google Doc First! We will print it and copy it to your blog on Thursday!  

Tuesday, 2/21: Copy Homework, Commas(!), Debrief Test 23, Art Spiegelman

Copy homework into assignment book.

INTERVIEWS ARE DUE THURSDAY!

Do Part A on pink sheet. Use the caret symbol to show where the commas go.

Debrief Test #23.  Hrrrrrmmmm.

Listening Exercise: Art Spiegelman interview excerpt. (1:30-3:07)
Questions to listen for answers for.

  1. What do you think the opening quote about the 5000 pound mouse means?
  2. How does Spiegelman feel about Maus being taught everywhere in schools?
  3. According to Spiegelman, what is the real purpose of Maus?
  4. Why does he say comics are an especially good form for showing memories?
  5. What do you think the word ubiquitous means?

 

Vladek.

 

Thursday, 2/1: Clauses (again), Vocab + Relay (duh), Interview Questions, Vladek

Tomorrow’s Test: S/CD/CX, vocab, Husker Du, Vladek.

Let’s see those interview questions!

Tips:

  1. Prepare your questions in advance. Ask open ended questions.
  2. Don’t conduct an interview, have a conversation.
  3. Have Energy!
  4. Ask before you record.

 

“S/CD/CX, 2/2.”

  1.  Ziggy ate a doughnut.  –Add a phrase that describes the doughnut AND a dependent clause to make a complex sentence. (because, although)
  2.  The llama ran to Mom.  –Add an independent clause to make a compound sentence.
  3. Although Vladek…   –Copy and complete the sentence starter. What kind of sentence did you end up with?
  4. (2) Combine the following two sentences into one. First as a compound sentence, then as a complex sentence.
    • We took the skinheads bowling.
    • The llama stayed at home alone.

 

“Vocab, 2/2.”
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  1. _____  (It’s a paper clip. The subheading says, “The only tool you’ll ever need.”)
  2. _____
  3. _____
  4. _____
  5. She blamed him for the incident and always looked at him with _______ afterwards.
  6. Vladek _____(es) Artie for using too many wooden matches…
  7. …because he is too “_____” to buy them.
  8. During the TV marathon, we _____(ed) for two days on chips and pizza.
  9. Sometimes it’s tough to not ______ to peer pressure.
  10. In The Outsiders, when we referred to a facade, we were saying that the person was _____(ing) about their true feelings.
  11. The prefix of this word means before. ______
  12. The root of this word means “to clean out.” _____

 

VOCABULARY RELAY!!

 

Maus: Behind the scenes. The original 3-page story.

 

Vladek Quiz, 2/2.” ???

  1. What happened to the guy who turned Vladek’s family into the Gestapo?
  2. What saved Vladek’s life on p120?
  3. “(quote) What is a kombinator?
  4. What is the latest cause of Anja’s breakdown on p124?
  5. What happens to Pesach?
  6. Why are the roads on p127 shaped like a swastika?
  7. (quote) Why is Artie worried about portraying Vladek as he really is?

Vladek.

Tuesday, 1/24: S/CD/CX, Vocab, 120, Vladek?

Interview Sheet.

“S/CD/CX, 1/24.”

  1. Joe and the llama rode a tandem bike to the pizza place.  a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  2. While Joe likes pizza, the llama prefers sushi.  a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  3. They agreed to compromise, and they ate sushi pizza.  a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  4. Neither Joe nor the llama enjoyed it very much.  a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  5. If I had a hammer, I’d hammer in the morning.  a) S  b) CD  c) CX
  6. Claudio ate several hotdogs, went on a ride, and ate several more.   a) S  b) CD  c) CX

  7. Bonus: Write all 7 FANBOYS without looking.
  8. Bonus: Which type of sentence is usually preferred in good writing, compound or complex? Why?

 

“Vocab, 1/24.”
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  1. ____. (Bonus: Who is this?)
  2. ____
  3. ____. (Bonus: There are 7 types of this. Which one of these is this an example of?  a) name-calling  b) testimonial  c) bandwagon  d) plain folks)
  4. _____
  5. The Nuremberg laws _____(ed) the Jews of the right to vote and be citizens.
  6. The Nazi _______ included racial purity.
  7. A heart attack is a(n) ____ sign of an ongoing disease.
  8. His accent was a(n) ____; he wasn’t really from France.
  9. (see #8) He just thought it made him sound _______.
  10. The camp counselors enforced the rules with too much ______, so it wasn’t fun.
  11. I like turtles” is funny because the line is such a(n) _____.
  12. The Queen of England has ______ but no real power.
  13. *** (2) A _____ is a type of _____ remark.

 

120 Seconds.

 

Vladek.